Nurse Practitioner (NP) to DNP Program

Already a nurse practitioner (NP) seeking the DNP degree?

Registered nurses who are master's-prepared, certified, licensed, and practicing nurse practitioners retain their specialty and earn the DNP degree in this program. 

Program Information

Program Highlights

  • Program of study includes a minimum of 500 clinical hours
  • Intentionally small cohorts that allow for personalized attention from faculty
  • Option to focus on integrative health and/or palliative care (one focus area is required)
  • Translate best evidence into practice
  • Demonstrate leadership in macro and micro health care systems
  • Proactively strive for social justice
    • Actively address health disparities
    • Function with cultural humility as practitioners who relate effectively with diverse and underserved individuals, families, and populations

Admission Information

  • The application to begin the NP to DNP program in summer (May) 2023 is available.
  • No library, technology, application or distance learning fees.
  • Inquire about our Providence Employee tuition discount.
  • Applications for summer 2023 are open and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the following deadline:
    • April 1, 2023

Contact Us

Interested in the NP to DNP program? Looking for more information?

  • Email the School of Nursing at
  • Call the School of Nursing at 503.943.7211